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Sunday, September 15, 2019

It’s Okay Not to Know Everything

Top apologetics resources online SR. BRITTANY HARRISON, FMA My first day on the job as a novice catechist, I looked over my classroom of wiggly fifth-graders...

Advice from a Master Catechist: Beginning Family-Based Catechesis in a Parish

Question: “I’m trying to help our parish move to family-based catechesis, yet I have no experience with this kind of model. What are the...

Involving FAMILIES in Sacramental Preparation

Examining an integrated approach Bob Alexander Parent formation is an important component of a good religious education program, yet sometimes it is missing. Since “parents...

“Prayer” – a 5-minute video from Catholic Central

An entertaining introductory to prayer. Fine for middle-school age students and up.

“You Are the Light of the World”: Pope Francis’ new mandate on clerical sexual...

BARB SZYSZKIEWICZ Pope Francis has issued a mandate on the reporting and investigation of clerical sexual abuse. The document, titled Vos estis lux mundi (You...

Remarkable Aerial Footage of Notre Dame in Paris (years before the 2019 fire)

Remarkable footage of Notre Dame in Paris, years before the 2019 fire. This video is courtesy of our French colleagues at Pèlerin, part of our...

Sri Lanka Bombings on Easter leave 290 dead (with links to resources)

On the highest holy day of the Church year, tragedy struck at two Catholic Churches during Easter Mass, as well as at a Christian...

The Sunday Gospel for April and May

Catechist readers looking for our downloadable PDF for The Sunday Gospel for April and May 2019 have come to the right place. Click on this...

A hymn to Mary, in the wake of Notre Dame’s fire

Just push play and pray along. Suitable for all ages. Thank you to great film-making team at Spirit Juice Studios! Banner image credit: mattabbe / iStock 183305123

Nominations for Catechist Honors 2020 are now closed!

Catechist magazine and Catechist.com exist to support the mission of catechists, religion teachers, and catechetical leaders throughout the United States. Our annual Catechist Honors feature is a...